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|Preferred IUPAC name
1,4-Dimethyl-7-ethylazulene; Ba 2784; Camazulene; Chamazulen; Dimethulen; Dimethulene
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||184.282 g·mol−1|
|Density||0.9883 (at 20 °C)|
|Boiling point||161 °C (322 °F; 434 K) (at 12 mmHg)|
|Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):|
LD50 (median dose)
|3 g/kg (i.m., mouse)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Chamazulene is an aromatic chemical compound with the molecular formula C14H16 found in a variety of plants including in chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla), wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), and yarrow (Achillea millefolium). It is a blue-violet derivative of azulene which is biosynthesized from the sesquiterpene matricin.